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Gary K. And Elizabeth L. "Betty Lou" Lilly

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Gary K. And Elizabeth L. "Betty Lou" Lilly Obituary
Gary K. and Elizabeth L. "Betty Lou" Lilly

The Villages, FL and Middletown, DE - Gary Kenneth Lilly, 70, and his wife, Elizabeth L. "Betty Lou" Lilly, 70, of The Villages, FL and Middletown, DE passed away suddenly, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 as the result of a car accident in Prince George, VA.

Born in Beckley, WV on January 16, 1948, Mr. Lilly was the son of the late Kenneth Granville and Josephine Shirkey Lilly. Born in Wilmington, DE on March 12, 1948, Mrs. Lilly the daughter of the late Leslie Vandyke Forrest and Marie Theresa Clark MacDonald.

The owner of Kenneth G. Lilly Fasteners, Inc., Newark, DE, Mr. and Mrs. Lilly loved being with their family. Mr. Lilly had been very active in Elkton Little League and the Elkton Touchdown Club, was a member of the NRA and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed offshore fishing. Mrs. Lilly was a homemaker who enjoyed being with her husband and supported him in all of his activities. The Lilly's had shared nearly 50 years of marriage.

In addition to their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lilly were preceded in death by their son, Brian Lilly and Mrs. Lilly's sister, Theresa Foreman.

Survivors include their son, Kevin and his wife, Gina Sposato Lilly, Elkton, MD and grandchildren, Jessica, Madison, Kevin, Jr., Emily, Jacob, Susanna, Thomas, Skylar and Morgan. Mr. Lilly is also survived by his sister, Yolanda "Katie" Rochford, King's Mountain, NC. Mrs. Lilly is survived by her siblings Helen Cox, Newark, DE and Leslie MacDonald, Penns Grove, NJ.

Visitation will be held from 5 PM until 8 PM, Tuesday, January 15 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton 21921. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 AM, Wednesday, January 16 at St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark, DE 19702. Interment in the Oblate Sisters Cemetery, Cherry Hill, MD, will follow Mass.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church or the Oblate Sisters of St. Francis de Sales and sent to the funeral home at the above address.
Published in The News Journal on Jan. 13, 2019
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